Overall Health

Vitamin D – A Bone’s Best Friend?

What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D, also known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, is an important vitamin that often gets overlooked.  It is a fat-soluble vitamin meaning it is better absorbed when you eat it with fat and can be stored in the body’s fatty tissue.  It helps the body use calcium and phosphorus to build…Read Full Post

Neti Pot or Neti Not? Our take on Nasal Irrigation

It is very likely that you have experienced the discomfort of a stuffed-up nose, and you are not alone.  Approximately 10% to 20% of the global population suffers from allergic rhinitis1 which is an allergic reaction causing itchy watery eyes, increased mucous production (runny nose), and nasal congestion. Allergic rhinitis is a major culprit that…Read Full Post

Probiotics: Should I take a probiotic with that?

When handing out antibiotics to patients in the pharmacy, we often get asked if taking a probiotic along with it is helpful for preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea. Similarly, many women who are prone to getting a yeast infection following antibiotics often ask if probiotics would be useful for prevention. The short answer is that, yes, there…Read Full Post

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